Timmy O’Neill is a professional rock climber who has set world speed climbing records in Yosemite and established new routes in Patagonia, Venezuela and Greenland. He is also the founder and director of Paradox Sports, a nonprofit organization that offers adaptive sports programs for disabled athletes. The Boulder resident also works as an ophthalmic technician, helping to cure blindness in Asia and Africa. In February 2014, O’Neill’s brother Sean became the first paraplegic to ice climb the imposing and technical 365-foot Bridal Veil Falls at the end of the box canyon in Telluride, Colorado. Timmy O'Neill made his directorial debut with his film Soundscape (Mountainfilm 2023).